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In 2006, the Democrats were the minority party in Congress and there was a Republican in the White House. Provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 were set to expire in 2007, particularly the part of the law requiring states with a history of discrimination to clear changes to their voting laws with the federal government, known as “preclearance.”
Amid the state drought, local officials from the South Bay are cheering a federal grant that will expand a desalination facility that will benefit the area by increasing the drinking water available.
The bill proposed by Rep. Susan Davis, D-San Diego, would amend the Higher Education Act to allow federal grants to be used for social and emotional learning programs.
In this incoming 114th Congress, there are 84 women who will continue or begin work in the House of Representatives. Out of 435 seats in the House, the group of women that Davis is referring to is a small one, but given the reputation of Congress lately, the bipartisan nature of their support may be key to actually getting things done.
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The naming legislation was first introduced in 2012 by Rep. Susan Davis. Since redistricting, the courthouse is no longer in her district so the bill was reintroduced this year by 52nd District Rep. Scott Peters.
CHULA VISTA — Following two years of operation, partners with the Chula Vista Promise Neighborhood program presented their accomplishments during a meeting at Chula Vista City Hall.
Rep. Susan Davis, D-San Diego: “We put our own people at risk by engaging in torture."
“He deserves our grateful thanks for his tireless efforts at a time of critical domestic and international challenges,” said Rep. Susan Davis, D-San Diego, in a released statement.
The House is back in session after a long election season, and we have a lot of work to do before the end of the 113th Congress. First, we must pass an appropriations bill to fund the government beyond the current December 11 deadline. I would prefer to see a full year appropriations bill that takes a government shutd